Museum Anthropology: Principles and Practices

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Museum Anthropology: Principles and Practices

Institution Where Taught

California State University - Northridge

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ANTH 465

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Course Description

This course introduces students to the theoretical and technical aspects of museum work as it relates to ethnographic and archaeological materials, as well as to the political and ethical ramifications of these practices. The course explores museum practices, skills and resources as they relate to the collection, curation, exhibition and administration of ethnographic and archaeological materials. Practices, principles and resources are considered not only for the United States but also as they pertain to museums and collections worldwide.

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Course description available through the CSUN University Catalog. Please contact the Anthropology department for further information.

Additional tags: archaeological materials; ethnographic materials; museum practice


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